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with climate change and energy. and he seemed to really downplay any expectations of sweeping energy and climate change legislation. saying instead that he was focusing first on the economy and creating jobs. >> i am a firm believer that climate change is real, that it has impacted -- as a consequence i think we have an obligation to future generations to do something about it. and understandably i think the american people right now have been so focused and will continue to be focused on our economy and jobs and growth that if the message is somehow we're going to ignore jobs and growth simply to address climate change, i don't think anybody's going to go for that. i won't go for that. >> reporter: now, wolf, president obama said that more needs to be done. but he says he wants to have a national conversation talking to scientists, elected officials, engineers. so keeping it very broad. not getting into specifics. not talking about the sweeping energy and climate change legislation. but when you're talking to folks on both sides of this, those who are environmentalists, those who ar
to be the world's top oil producer in eight years and completely energy independent in less than 20, at least according to one report. many are now asking, why not sooner? liz macdonald has the details from the fox business network. liz? >> yeah, that was a stunning reversal of what the international energy agency said a year ago, jenna. that basically saudi arabia and russia would vie for the number one spot but now it looks like it will be the u.s. although the report does warn, listen the oil and gas boom in the united states is still in its infancy but u.s. crude oil production is up 14%. now there are moves afoot to basically stop the development of the u.s. oil and gas industry. number one, this is what the oil industry is talking about. that basically the interior department is moving to shut 1.6 million acres in the west to oil shale development. it would leave open 677,000 acres open in colorado, utah and wyoming to oil shale development and another 130,000 acres to tar sands development in utah but there will be, separate from there, there is going to be a protest at the white house
energy sector. the american wind energy industry is in jeopardy. the production tax credit will end december 31, 2012. it must be extended or else 30,000 jobs will be lost and 450 manufacturing businesses will close. two additional measures must also be considered. first, we could apply the master limited partnership and the real estate investment tax programs to the green energy sector and thereby bring significant financing opportunities along with the production tax credit. i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from tennessee, mrs. black, for five minutes. mrs. black: thank you, mr. speaker. while the president returned from the campaign trail last week with a slightly more conciliatory tone, his insistence on a year end tax hike on small businesses is unchanged, and frankly that is completely unacceptable. it is unacceptable for more than 23 million americans struggling for work right now. it's unacceptable for millions of middle-class americans struggling to support their families with rising gas prices an
to the formation of an opposition group coalition to oust bashar al saud. >> eric: the ceo of black elk energy, which owns an oil rig, has identified a found body is one of two contract workers missing since friday. black elk energy will continue to search for another worker who is still missing. four workers who were burned are still hospitalized. the company says that no oil is leak from this platform. federal investigators looking into a deadly parade accident in midland, texas, say a warning signal sounded 7 seconds before the float collided with the freight train on thursday. it was the second of two floats that crossed the tracks. the first did clear safely. ntsb found no problems with the train's brakes, tracks or cars. president obama and lawmakers are cautiously optimistic about a budget deal. but nancy pelosi says it must include tax hikes for the wealthy. we have the latest. >> reporter: shannon, the house minority leader, nancy pelosi, sits at the negotiates ing table with the leaders, trying to steer the country away from the fiscal cliff. she says he will not accept a deal that d
energy was spent on health care and other things coming into the question is do you see that -- how do you strike that balance and do you see that changing as you go forward into the next four years? >> to complicate your questions about what the balance in the short term and the immediate and long-term things that matter for the strength of the economy and i think it's important to recognize that as we get to the next phase of the fiscal reform debate you have to think about this not just about how you bring them down gradually to the point they are sustainable you to think about it in terms of what can you do to improve the long-term growth in the american economy? there are things we have to do in infrastructure and education just to name to that are important to the potential of the country and are not very expensive. if we sacrifice those objectives in the interest of getting more fiscal restraint more quickly than is desirable would do damage across the country, so i would just encourage people to look at -- we want to look at things that are good for growth now and over the long
knowledge, and expertise in energy. in energy we have created 1 billion pounds for capture in storage, one of the key technologies of the future. we created the world's first green investment bank. we're pioneering a new incentive for heat systems in people's homes, and we are putting in place a robust financial framework to incentivize renewable electricity. as a result, more than 12 billion pounds has been committed to into renewable projects in the u.k. and the past 18 months alone with the potential to support around 20,000 new jobs. we've also created new incentives to squeeze more oil and gas out of the north sea, including from the marginal fields. when we see opportunity, we must go for it. look at the way we of got behind tech city right here in london. two years ago there were around 200 digital companies. today there are 1200. with major tech companies like amazon and facebook setting up developer centers, this is now becoming the fastest-growing technology cluster anywhere in the world. we will be publishing new strategies for aerospace and ameritech, alongside it clear, offsho
% and change since november 6th. that doesn't feel good. also, added pressure on energy prices, because of unrest in the middle east today. oil prices are higher because of concerns that the fighting between israel and gaza could expand. that would potentially disrupt oil supplies in the region. light sweet crude oil prices up nearly 1% to 88 a barrel. and walmart on the offensive against a workers walkout planned for black friday. walmart filed a complaint with the national labor relations board. it says the union-backed, quote our walmart group didn't file the right paperwork to picket during past demonstrations. our walmart says it has 1,000 protests planned across the country later this week. walmart plans to open doors for black friday at 8:00 p.m. on thanksgiving night. so now, we're calling it black friday mission creep. it's black thursday now. so there you go. >> go shopping now. why wait? >> i'm going to tell you a little secret. according to deal news, 70% of the in-store deals for black friday are already available online. >> so throw on my sweat pants and be comatose after
. middle east tensions having an impact on energy markets. let's go to the nimax. >> oil prices with a risk on day in the energy complex today. as you mention tensions in the middle east are a big issue. it's not so much the conflict that we're seeing in israel and gaza but you have the surrounding areas that are oil producers and post-arab spring it's a timber box that people are concerned could be ignited by conflict that we're seeing and there's no sign that conflict is easing up. impact on oil prices reflecting that geopolitical premium and it's winter so we'll see demand increases in the u.s. and china as well. wti up about 2%. same thing that we're seeing in brent. brent prices driving the heating oil and gas price higher. we're seeing a dip this morning in natural gas of course the e geopolitical issue not a big issue there. traders talking about the fiscal cliff this morning hoping to see some sort of a compromise. back over to you. >> thanks for that. if you think planning your black friday will give you an advantage this year, watch out. it turns out people are already starting
, and clean energy, putting people back to work rebuilding roads, bridges and schools and reducing our deficit in a balanced and responsible way. on this last item, we face a very clear deadline. that requires us to make some big decisions on jobs, taxes, and deficits by the end of the year. both parties voted to set this deadline. and i believe that both parties can work together to make these decisions in a balanced and responsible way. to meet with labor and civic leaders for their input. today i meet with c.e.o.'s of some of america's largest companies. and i'll meet with leaders of both party of congress before the week is out because there's only one way to solve the channels and that is to do it together. as i've said before, i'm open to compromise and i'm hope to new ideas. and i've been encouraged over the last week to hear republican after republican agree on the need for more revenue from the wealthiest americans as part of our arithmetic if we're serious about reducing the deficit. because when it comes to taxes, there are two pathways available. option one, if congress fails to ac
. also, the expanding of revolution, as you put it, and energy reduction. that is the third big point that you see in this debate. >> absolutely. you only hear about taxes and spending. there is a third rocket. we are on the verge of an energy revolution. do what needs to be done and get out of our way. connell: david, it is good to have you on. thank you. >> they give very much for having me. dagen: hostess management blaming its bankers union for killing the twinkie. union workers hope that somebody will ride along and save their jobs. connell: that is right. that is the story here. good news in the meantime for housing. existing home sales rebounding last month. we will see what the former fannie mae executive, ed pinto, thinks about that. a nice rally in the market. yields on treasuries also rising. we will be right back. ♪ i always wait until the last minute. can i still ship a gift in time r christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. >> i am l
of iranian oil because of their energy dependency to the middle eastern oil market. >> say they're not worried what kind of toll this will take on the people. are they not concerned down the road there will be an uprising? >> in a type of regime like the islamic republic government institutions pursue their own goals. exactly because they are no longer under civilian control. so the revolutionary guard is not particularly interested in the overall survival of the regime. they are interested in short-term gains. this is why they are engaging in massive and large-scale smuggling of iranian diesel into neighboring countries. the i am same thing can be said about many other governmental agencies. as long as iranian oil minister who himself a former officer of the revolutionary guard is not ready to do anything about his own comrades in arms and their smuggling business, while things are not going to change. melissa: a year from now what does this whole situation look like in your opinion? >> if the islamic republic manages to get to a breakout capability, in other words, manages to
what frequencies are we using the electronic magnetic spectrum? how much energy are we putting out there? our people measuring it? and do we know what we need to know about that? the answer was you know, we did a pretty good job at this during the cold war some of you may remember the mission control and that was a consistent effort that we had but not so much now because frankly we just haven't had to do that. so we need to do i guess what i would call take care of our electromagnetic hygiene to know how much energy we are putting out there that is being picked up if you will and how we use the frequency, can we hope frequency as we build new systems because it would be important because a lot of our potential lover series and a lot of new systems are coming in that measure exactly that. some electronic magnum and spectrum lenni to understand our dominance in the undersea domain and that is continuing and network approach. it's important to have submarines. they are the main part of dominance in the domain. but it's also a matter of having systems. it is the aircraft, its systems
the administration simply is going to have to watch republicans spend their energy on this. david petraeus tried to make the argument, defending susan rice, that she was repeating talking points, that she'd been given for the reason that the administration did not want to alert terrorist groups that we knew that they were behind the attack. i'm not sure that that's going to quiet the criticism. we're just going to have to see how long it plays out. >> you saw the meeting yesterday with the president and congressional leaders on the fiscal cliff. how confident are you that a compromise will be reached in a timely fashion? >> pretty confident, actually, alex. you know, i thought the outcome of that meeting was about as positive as you could hope to see from a bipartisan meeting of congressional leaders with the president of the united states, all four leaders, pelosi, mcconnell, reid, boehner, spoke positively about their prospects. about not waiting until the very end of the year to do it. john boehner laid out in that meeting a framework, a two-step process that would involve reaching a framewor
it turns out. >> if you're going to have a vibrant economy you need entrepreneurial energy and innovation and all that stuff, but you also need not just entrepreneurs but you need workers. >> voters. >> the vast majority of those people are not going to be people who start businesses in their garage. they're not going to start apple, not going to start bain. they're going to go out and work for people who start things. if you can't talk to those people and have a vision that encompasses both, the northwesterlial animal spirits that make our xhe work and the people who are actually out there just putting in their time and working hard for -- and playing by the rules as bill clinton liked to say, if you can't speak to both of those, you're not going to be able to be a winner or have a governing majority that is stable in this country. it's not possible. >> howard, the great swing voters, reagan democrats, more conservative, many catholics, but just middle of the road people, i'm not sure they're all capitalists and tie coopycoonst. they're general pie peoplely people that go to work and com
energy and innovation and all that stuff, but you also need not just entrepreneurs but workers. >> voters. >> the vast majority of those people are not going to be people who start businesses in their garage, not going to start apple or bane. they're going to go out and work for people who start things. if you can't talk to those people and have a vision that encompasses both, the entrepreneurial, animal spirits that make our economy work and also the people who are actually out there just putting in their time and working hard for -- and playing by the rules as bill clinton liked to say, you can't speak to both of those, you won't be able to be a winner or have a governing majority that's stable in this country. it's just not possible. >> how are the great swing voters in the country we used to call reagan democrats, more catholics but middle of the road people, who swing right when times are bald and don't like the democrats' current performance, i'm not sure they're all capitalists and run laundries and dry cleaners and shopkeepers. they go to work and come off the shift. >> no. that's
is so perplexing about this, martha. so far no cause for this explosion. a spokesman for citizens energy, the power company out there, no one reported smelling gas ahead of the explosion. a local congressman says a meth lab or a bomb have been ruled out as in terms of causes of the explosion. investigators aren't saying anything but all we know that people were doing their business, in their homes at a 11:00 on saturday night and all at once the neighborhood just erupted in flames and broken glass. the bomb blast, shouldn't say bomb blast, but the blast was so powerful, people three miles away reported their homes were shaken badly. at the center of the blast you see is splintered earth and charred wood. you mentioned 80 homes damaged. 31 homes were damaged they will have to be taken down to the ground. 200 people were forced to stay in shelters overnight. martha: thanks so the people like the man we heard from he was able to save some of those lives but there were two lives lost in this. what do we know about them? >> reporter: well the investigators aren't saying anything. the local el
kind words about me. taxes is growing by leaps and bounds. this is made our country much more energy independent and has brought the price of natural gas down. i hope we can agree we don't want to reverse that and continue to go forward with these wonderful changes that have taken place in energy. we have a chance to see a renaissance in manufacturing. a lot of these jobs going overseas may come home. i have been asked and i would make three quick points. i think this election was about a lot of things. i think it is more complicated than that. i would start with the candidates. mitt romney is a good man. he wasn't as natural a communicator as the president . he had a habit of saying things that didn't help him. the president is a natural and gifted communicator. the democrats had a much better get out the vote operation. republicans need to focus on that. democrats were better in the swing states in getting at the base. the third thing is the following. 55% of moderates voted for barack obama for president. why did the republicans lose the moderates? the farther right positions gove
have come together to outline mathematics' integral role in solving real world issues including energy freedom, medical challenges and weather events. as someone who went went on to work in renewable energy for two decades, i know that mathematics can be an essential feature to find solutions to many challenges facing humanity. mr. mcnerney: it will spotlight the importance of mathematics. the national focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education will ensure the united states remains global competitive force in the marketplace. people across our nation are working together to create a better world, and it's important their efforts be recognized and supported. i encourage my colleagues to join me in recognizing the benefits and goals of the mathematics of planet earth project. thank you, madam speaker. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania rise? >> i ask permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> thank you, madam speaker. i rise to ur
we exspend much less energy. we have to look, obesity is the driver for this diabetes, okay? but it's not the only driver. and i think that the fact people are living longer so you can measure it more, a criteria is different, the measurements are different so there are other factors but no doubt diabetes is a main issue. when we gain troll of obesity we will gain control of many other diseases. that's the driver. we have to do something about it. >> the trends we looked at to prepare for the segment also showed some areas of the country affected more so than others. >> the south for certain. and on the other hand states like alaska, they are doing okay. but the south, big, big problem. >> we've improved our ability to detect and diagnose. to some stephen that's a factor? >> absolutely. we can measure it so we can label you as being either diabetes or prediabetes. and it's important to realize it's not one meal, it's a cumulative effect which causes what we call insulin resistance. it's an easy disease ting doug but it's tough to get people to make the changes that will make pa huge
idea and harness some of the energy around the idea and help some of the individual part of the party going forward. i think he'll help them. >> you were with the president in iowa a emotional place for him. he doesn't have anymore campaign ahead of him. give us a short picture what it was like being with him as it was coming to an end. >> he's not a very publicly emotional guy as most people know. he said later that he was struck by the last event. everybody is tired. you're the walking dead. both campaigns. every reporter. you're trying to make it through. but he looked out that night and saw all these faces of a these people who believed with him and with him in 2007. i don't mean random faces. i mean, three or people he actually recognized and knew and kind of waivedded at him and waived back. and that's struck him. i think it impacted him. you could see he got a little emotional. he was reflective as it sounds like romney was as well. i remember morning of the election we were waiting to do the interviews the day of election. he said i thought how about romney and his supporters
the energy to be here. and help people put a face on this. there is a role of these agencies. and that no time should ever someone say this is a gray area, i don't want to overstep the boundaries. because the fact that people did that ended up in a tragic loss. so i thank you for having the courage to be here and helping to put a face on it. thank you. >> do you swear to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth so help you god? >> i do. >> thank you. i will recognize myself for the first part of the question. mr. caden are you the one of the owners of the new england compounding center or necc the company that distributed contaminated injectables to medical clinics doctors offices and hospitals across this country? >> on advice of counsel i respectfully decline to answer on the bases of my constitutional rights and privileges including the fifth amendment to the united states constitution. >> mr. caden, 32 people have died. 400 people are infected and scores of others who were injected with medicine your company compoundred waiting holding their breath to see if they'll
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